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How to sync password and bookmarks ?

My old computer crashed. I lost all my passwords. However, I had signed up for a firefox account and told it to save all my pasword and bookmarks. Now I'm on another comp… (read more)

My old computer crashed. I lost all my passwords. However, I had signed up for a firefox account and told it to save all my pasword and bookmarks.

Now I'm on another computer, I can log into firefox but I can see no place whatsoever to sync the online data I saved from the old computer to this one.

How is this done? None of the articles online even remotely match what I am seeing.

Asked by kpiper1 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 hours ago

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How do I refresh a static html page.

Hi How do I refresh a static html page. Example: I have viewed a page on my website and find there is an error on the page. Then I correct the page and upload. Finally I … (read more)

Hi How do I refresh a static html page. Example: I have viewed a page on my website and find there is an error on the page. Then I correct the page and upload. Finally I refresh the page but it still shows the old browser data.

Asked by mail694 4 days ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 3 days ago

« Sorry. We’ve locked your account. »

Hello, I'm getting the following message: « Sorry. We’ve locked your account. The confirmation email we sent to XXX@XXX.org was returned and we’ve locked your account to … (read more)

Hello,

I'm getting the following message:

« Sorry. We’ve locked your account.

The confirmation email we sent to XXX@XXX.org was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data.

If this is a valid email address, let us know and we can help unlock your account. No longer own that email? Create a new account »

I can connect to this support using the account, but not using sync on my devices.

My mail is a valid email address, and there was some temporary problem with the mail server which explains why the mail was returned.

What can I do to get back my account? The « let us know » link leads me here.

Thanks,

Asked by firefox995 4 days ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 3 days ago

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Firefox Account Not Syncing Bookmarks

I am posting this question to offer a solution to the problem I experienced. My firefox bookmarks were not immediately syncing across accounts. Once I added a new bookmar… (read more)

I am posting this question to offer a solution to the problem I experienced. My firefox bookmarks were not immediately syncing across accounts. Once I added a new bookmark on the browser that was not showing the bookmarks the synced bookmarks appeared. This may offer a solution to other users.

Asked by Nico Lauria 4 days ago

Answered by Nico Lauria 4 days ago

Lost bookmarks after syncing

Does Mozilla keep older versions of synced content (especially bookmarks), if so, how can i restore my bookmarks from a certain period of time, say from 1 week ago. … (read more)

Does Mozilla keep older versions of synced content (especially bookmarks), if so, how can i restore my bookmarks from a certain period of time, say from 1 week ago.

Asked by scl70ciprian 4 days ago

firefox account

I,am unable to login to my Firefox sync. I had a different Email, then I updated with a new one Now whenever I try to login to my account with a new Email, next page show… (read more)

I,am unable to login to my Firefox sync. I had a different Email, then I updated with a new one Now whenever I try to login to my account with a new Email, next page show me my old Email and the code that I get in my inbox doesn't accept it. After few attempts, with old and new Email, I get locked out for 10 minutes. All my bookmarks and saved logins are in there, without it I'm lost.

Asked by 7ariq 1 week ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 week ago

How can I disconnect multiple devices at once from my Firefox Account?

On https://accounts.firefox.com/settings/clients?context=fx_desktop_v3&entrypoint=syncedtabs-menupanel I see a very long list of devices connected to my Firefox accou… (read more)

On https://accounts.firefox.com/settings/clients?context=fx_desktop_v3&entrypoint=syncedtabs-menupanel I see a very long list of devices connected to my Firefox account. There's 97 of them.

How can I do disconnect from many devices at one time? Disconnecting one by one takes a long time.

Asked by Mozilla cheese 1 week ago

Last reply by Mozilla cheese 1 week ago

Problem with Sync

Hello, I am running Firefox on my Windows 10 desktop, where I have many bookmarks. I am now also using Firefox on a laptop running Linux (Kubuntu) and would like to sync … (read more)

Hello,

I am running Firefox on my Windows 10 desktop, where I have many bookmarks. I am now also using Firefox on a laptop running Linux (Kubuntu) and would like to sync it with the desktop, so that all my bookmarks are available on the Linux laptop. I have set up Sync settings, and clicked on Sync Now; then when I hover mouse on the Sync Now button it says "Last sync: 5 seconds ago". But nothing changes on the laptop -- no added bookmarks. I must be missing something, can you help? Many thanks.

Asked by kenarton10 1 week ago

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Restoring history from a second device with Sync

Hello, IT support wiped my browser history on Laptop A. I also have Laptop B, which hasn't been used in a couple of weeks, and which is connected to Laptop A through Sync… (read more)

Hello,

IT support wiped my browser history on Laptop A. I also have Laptop B, which hasn't been used in a couple of weeks, and which is connected to Laptop A through Sync. Ideally I'd like to import the history from Laptop B to Laptop A, as this would be an almost total restore.

Laptop A losing its history is the most recent activity though, and I'm worried that as soon as I open Firefox on Laptop B, Sync will overwrite B's history with the (now blank) history from A.

So, is it possible to get B's data onto A through Sync, without A wiping B? Can I generate a backup from B through other means without Sync overwriting it?

Many thanks,

Charlotte

Asked by cha.warren 1 week ago

Answered by cha.warren 1 week ago

Themes NOT syncing

My Sync is set for Add-ons (which Themes is a part of), Bookmarks, Options, across (5) Windows 10 laptops and (1) Windows XP SP3 desktop. Everything syncs perfectly in a… (read more)

My Sync is set for Add-ons (which Themes is a part of), Bookmarks, Options, across (5) Windows 10 laptops and (1) Windows XP SP3 desktop. Everything syncs perfectly in all of the devices except Themes. There is one same theme for all of the devices. However, the theme in the Windows XP SP3 desktop CANNOT be changed because none of the currently available themes function in Firefox 52.9, the last version that works with Windows XP SP3. Is this preventing Themes from syncing in the Windows 10 devices? I presently change to one same theme manually in each of the Windows 10 devices, but I am looking for a workaround to make Themes sync in the Windows 10 devices.

Asked by Yanele 1 week ago

Getting 500 Error when attempting to sign into Firefox Sync

Subject says it all. First notice of the problem was when I couldn't send tabs to my mini so I logged out of sync on that computer and tried to log back in. Any help wo… (read more)

Subject says it all. First notice of the problem was when I couldn't send tabs to my mini so I logged out of sync on that computer and tried to log back in. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

This is what I get:


500 Error Oh dear, something went wrong there. We've been notified and will get working on a fix.

Ji@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-5429a1fbc846b27d5e133892d36e8435bc64867c/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:521687 initializeInterTabChannel@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-5429a1fbc846b27d5e133892d36e8435bc64867c/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:553849 initializeDeps/<@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-5429a1fbc846b27d5e133892d36e8435bc64867c/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:554083

Asked by photonboy 1 week ago

What or which "Authentication app"??

I am attempting to perform a 2 steps verification. Firefox is asking me: "Open your authentication app and enter the security code it provides." What "Authentication a… (read more)

I am attempting to perform a 2 steps verification.

Firefox is asking me: "Open your authentication app and enter the security code it provides." What "Authentication app"?? On my Mac? On my iPhone? I have been unable to figure out what Firefox means.

I have tried a number of those apps, but none of the codes was accepted (Authenticator, Google's Authenticator, iDnow).

Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated. /Boris D.

Asked by DragonB 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Keeping my Firefox logged in

Hi all, I just purchased a new computer, and the first thing that I did was download Firefox onto it. However, I've become frustrated over the last few days, as even tho… (read more)

Hi all, I just purchased a new computer, and the first thing that I did was download Firefox onto it. However, I've become frustrated over the last few days, as even though I immediately signed into my Firefox account upon opening the browser, when I close it and then open it back up later on everything is signed out, including my Firefox profile. How do I make it so that every time I open my browser, it is already signed in, and I don't have to type in my username and password over and over again. Thanks in advance for your help!

Asked by slaterjacobp 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago